The Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival is a two-day event held the first weekend of November of each year in the heart of historic downtown Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
The annual festival takes over downtown streets attracting nearly 350 vendors from around the continent that display everything from the finest pottery, oil paintings, raku pottery, jewelry, metal works, and much more! Peter Anderson Festival is a host to 400 artists, crafters & food vendors. The festival includes live music, shop lined streets, scenic oaks and is surrounded by hundreds of restaurants, shops and galleries.
This award winning festival began as a small celebration by a group of local artist and art enthusiasts; about 30 years later this festival has grown into the largest fine arts festival in Mississippi attracting an estimated 120,000 people just in 2012.